The Chinati Foundation
mail: PO Box 1135
physical: 1 Cavalry Row
Marfa, Texas 79843
Telephone: (432) 729 4362
Fax: (432) 729 4597
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Getting to Chinati by Car
From the East
Take Interstate 10 West to Ft. Stockton. Exit onto Highway 67 South. Travel 47 miles. Highway 67 South will then connect with Highway 90 West. Continue on Highway 67/90 for 34 miles. In Marfa, turn left at the blinking red light. Travel ½ mile, turn right at the Chinati Foundation sign. Follow this road, it will veer to the left and up a hill; the foundation is atop the hill.
Driving time: approximately 7 hours from San Antonio; 10 hours from Houston or Dallas.
From the West
Take Interstate 10 East to Van Horn. Exit onto Highway 90 East. Travel 74 miles into Marfa. In Marfa, turn right at the blinking red light onto highway 67 South. Travel ½ mile, turn right at the Chinati Foundation sign. Follow this road, it will veer to the left and up a hill; the foundation is atop the hill.
Driving time: approximately 3 hours from El Paso, Texas.
Please note that El Paso is in Mountain Time Zone, Marfa in Central Time Zone.
From the North
From Midland/Odessa, take Interstate 20 West to Pecos. In Pecos, turn left onto Highway 17 South. Take Highway 17 South through Balmorrhea, Ft. Davis and into Marfa. Once in Marfa, follow the signs for Highway 17/67 South. Cross Route 90 at the stop light and continue straight for ½ mile. Turn right at the Chinati Foundation sign. Follow this road, it will veer to the left and up a hill; the foundation is atop the hill.
Driving time: approximately 3 hours from Midland/Odessa.
From the South
Take Highway 67 North from Presidio to Marfa. As you enter Marfa, you will see the Chinati Foundation sign on your left. Turn left. Follow this road, it will veer to the left and up a hill; the foundation is atop the hill.
Driving time: approximately 1 hour from Presidio, Texas; 3 hours from Big Bend National Park.
Getting to Chinati by Rail
Getting to Chinati by Air
The closest major airports are located in El Paso and Midland/Odessa. Marfa is approximately 200 miles from both cities. El Paso is serviced by American, United, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. Midland/Odessa is serviced by Southwest Airlines, American Eagle and United Airlines. Major car rental agencies are located at both airports.
The Marfa airport is located three miles north of town and can service most small jets and jet-prop aircraft.
There are a few charter companies that service Marfa:
Aircraft Charter Services: 1 888 ALL JETS
Air Transport, El Paso: (432) 772-1448
Airway: (815) 235-3256
American Jet International, Houston: (713) 644-4359
Jet Aviation, Dallas: (214) 350-8523
Marfa Municipal Airport: (432) 729-4452
Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport: (432) 837-5929